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PBS NewS Hour: Insurtech Epigenetic Life Insurance Company Begins Testing

PBS News Hour picked up the story written by Rebecca Robbins at StatNews about how we are working to change the life insurance industry. While I can do without the macabre headline graphic (life, death & science is beautiful, not ghastly), the story does a great job on highlighting change that is occurring within the

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genomeweb: Life Insurance Firm GWG Incorporates Epigenetic Mortality Predictor into Underwriting

Life Insurance Firm GWG Incorporates Epigenetic Mortality Predictor into Underwriting Today, GenomeWeb published a report that as scientists discover more and more molecular biomarkers that can predict an individual’s disease and mortality risk, the results are not only applicable in personalized medicine but are also making their way into a new marketplace: the life insurance

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ReFocus2017 Insurtech Genie is Out of the Bottle

At the 11th annual global ReFocus2017 Conference, a panel of senior-level life insurance and reinsurance executives, jointly sponsored by the American Council of Life Insurers and the Society of Actuaries, discussed the impact of genetic and genomic testing on life insurance underwriting. After Day 1 where conference attendees were treated to a keynote speaker Dr. J. Craig Venter who spoke

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